Lawrence B. Taw, MD, FACP, is Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine - South Bay at Torrance and Palos Verdes and an Associate Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Dr. Lawrence Taw graduated with his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, Riverside and M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, an affiliate of Stanford University along with a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, and has obtained his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. He is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine as well as in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
As director of the Integrative East-West Inflammation program, he is currently collaborating with the division of Rheumatology at UCLA to utilize an integrative medicine approach on patients referred with various inflammatory joint and connective tissue diseases. He is also partnering with the UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders and the division of Digestive Diseases to establish a unique program and optimize care for patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders.
For more information regarding Dr. Lawrence Taw's prior presentations and interviews, please visit: UCLA Center for East-West Medicine website
Additional Medical Board Certifications Internal Medicine Board Recertification, 2015
My Story UCLA Health
What is Cupping and How Does It Work? Good Morning America
Acupuncture Can Help Relieve Hot Flashes: New Studies KNBC LA
Acupressure the New Cure for Acid Reflux? KABC TV
Tips on How to De-stress During the Holidays KABC TV
Acupuncture May Help Treat Lazy Eye KABC TV